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CTS Forensics Program: Latent Prints

EPTIS factsheet 137939 | Last revision 2023-07-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts137939 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts137939

PT provider
PT provider Collaborative Testing Services Collaborative Testing Services
Based in United States
Language(s) English
Remarks Collaborative Testing Services (CTS) combines proven knowledge of interlaboratory testing with cutting edge tools to help you quickly and easily monitor your laboratory’s performance. We are committed to helping organizations achieve and maintain excellence in measurement quality. Contact us regarding your questions concerning testing materials and data analyses.
Product groups Photography
Laboratory / scientific equipment
Testing fields Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Simulated crime scene evidence containing latent prints Latent Print Processing 1,2 Indanedione
1,8 Diazafluoren-9-one (DFO)
Cyanoacrylate Fuming
Dye Stain
Powder Dusting
Rhodamine 6G
Small Particle Reagent (SPR)
Sticky-Side Powder
Alternate Light Source
Gentian Violet
Physical Developer (PD)
Finger prints, latent and/or inked on photos or digital download Finger Print Analysis ACE-V, Visual Comparison
Collected known finger prints, in digital images Tenprint Analysis ACE-V, Visual Comparison
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by ANAB on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043:2010

Operation is commissioned / requested by ANSI National Accreditation Board/ANAB, American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors/Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD/LAB), Standards Council of Canada (SCC)
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Prices vary. Visit www.ctsforensics.com for prices.
Regularly operated Yes (LP Exams 2/year; LP Processing 3/year; Tenprint 1/year)
Year of first operation LP Exams 1983, LP Processing 2014 & Tenprint 2015
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Collaborative Testing Services
21331 Gentry Drive
20166 Sterling, VA
United States

Phone: +1-571-434-1925
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Web: http://www.collaborativetesting.com http://www.collaborativetesting.com
Mr. Christopher Czyryca
Phone: +1-571-434-1925 x 103
Fax: +1-571-434-1937
Email: eptis@cts-interlab.com eptis@cts-interlab.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United States, Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr.. Dr. George W. Latimer, Jr..
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5